2017 Land Cost Per Person for a Party of 4 people (double occupancy)
Available Anytime – $1323
For Parties less or more than 4 people, rates available upon request.
- 5 night accommodation at hotels in Panama City
- Land-sea-air transfers within Panama
- Local taxes
- Private bilingual guide
- Private transportation
- Entrance fees describe in itinerary
- Meals describe in itinerary
- Water bottles on tours/transfers
Price Does Not Include:
- International airfare(unless otherwise arranged)
- Departure and custom fees
- Gratuities and individual daily expenses
- Additional beverages
- Travel insurance
- Trip cancellation
- Medical and luggage insurance are recommended for coverage against all unforeseen circumstances
DAY 1. ARRIVAL IN PANAMA
Upon arrival to Tocumen International Airport, you will be met and assisted at the airport by your guide and transferred to your hotel in Panama City for overnight.
DAY 2. CANAL LOCKS, CANAL AREA, CASCO ANTIGUO
After breakfast transfer to Miraflores Locks, where interactive exhibits explain the history and work done for the construction of the Canal, its natural rich rain forest and waterways, and for the “grand finale” of this tour you will see–very closely, ships on their voyage through the famous Panama Canal Locks. We will continue to visit other sites of the Canal area such as the Canal Administration building and surroundings. Continue to the “Casco Antiguo”, home of the 17th century Church of the Golden Altar, the ruins and restored colonial churches, convents and residences, Spanish dungeons, the Panama Canal museum and a French monument to the 22,000 workers who died during the French attempt to build the Panama Canal.
Overnight at your Hotel in Panama City
DAY 3. EMBERA INDIGENOUS VILLAGE, DINNER SHOW
Early pick up and transfer to the Chagres National Park. You will board there a motorized dugout canoe and travel to the Embera indigenous village. Once at the village, you will briefly be informed of their history and traditions, addent a performance of tribal dances, and have an the Embera traditional lunch. You will learn about the relationship they have with nature and buy their handcraft articles. If you would like, you will also experience having your body painted with the traditional “jagua”, a natural dye used by the village members to adorn their bodies.
Optional: You can continue up the river and walk approximately 600 meters to swim at the waterfall. Transfer back to your hotel in Panama City.
Tonight at 7:30PM you will be taken to a Panamanian Restaurant to experience the tastes and traditions of Panama’s countryside with traditional home-made dishes. During the folkloric show performed ater the dinner you will admire the famous National Costume of Panama “La Pollera”.
Overnight at your Hotel in Panama City
DAY 4. BOAT RIDE & PIPELINE ROAD
This day you will drive to Gamboa Town, aprox. 45 minutes away from Panama City, to begin a tour of nature adventure. During the hike at Pipeline road you will watch birds, monkeys, sloth, anteater and other mammals. You will continue with a boat ride spotting Snail Kites, Ospreys, monkeys, iguanas, crocodiles and more. The scenery for this adventure is the world’s most famous manmade lake, Gatun, constructed between 1906 -1914 to make the Panama Canal a dream come true. Therefore, you will also experience navigating along with huge cargo ships on their journey through the Panama Canal.
Overnight at: Hotel in Panama City
DAY 5. BIO MUSEO & HANDCRAFT MARKET
The Biodiversity Museum: Panama Bridge of Life (also known as Biomuseo), contain 8 exhibitions that will mainly revolve around the origin of the Panamanian isthmus and its gigantic impact on the planet’s biodiversity. These exhibitions are run by the Smithsonian Institute and the University of Panama.
The building silhouette is an unusual Frank Gehry design. However unlike most of his designs, each panel is painted in a different bright color. The reason for the bright colors were said to express its tropical location.
We will continue to the handcraft market where you will find crafts made by Gunas, Emberas and other indigenous living cultures in Panama.
Overnight at your Hotel in Panama City.
DAY 6. DEPARTURE
You will be picked up at your hotel and transferred to Tocumen International Airport.
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